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9 months ago | February 16, 2020

No quick fix for SA power woes

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plans to overhaul the energy industry have some way to go before they provide ...

Cyclic weather patterns haunt Southern Africa

The Southern African region is facing a recurrent drought and flood challenge due to cyclic weather patterns, made worse ...

10 months ago | February 9, 2020

Mutharika appeals against court ruling

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral commission have formally filed an appeal against a court ...

Africa’s capacity to tackle coronavirus improving fast

Africa’s capacity for tackling the coronavirus that emerged in China in January was improving rapidly, the US Centres ...

10 months ago | January 26, 2020

Africa battles to fight off locust invasion

Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen ...

Coronavirus spreads to Europe

China has expanded an unprecedented lockdown during the country’s most important holiday to 13 cities and at least 36 ...

BBC war reporter traumatised into quitting

The veteran war reporter Fergal Keane is stepping down from his role as BBC News’s Africa correspondent after several ...

10 months ago | January 19, 2020

Trump’s impeachment is back

HE impeachment of President Donald Trump returned to centre stage in Washington after a four-week interregnum that might ...

Key women shaping Duchess of Sussex’s world

CHERIE Blair had Carole Caplin. Princess Diana had Rosa Monckton. And the Duchess of Sussex has Jessica Mulroney, Misha ...

11 months ago | December 22, 2019

Half of Americans face obesity in 10 years

If America does not collectively adopt healthier eating habits, over half of the nation will be obese within 10 years.

12 months ago | December 8, 2019

African leaders challenged to fight climate change

African legislators have been challenged to come up with legal frameworks for climate change to enable countries avoid ...

UK media outlets can’t find candidates worth endorsing

A handful of influential UK news outlets are showing their disgust with the state of politics by choosing not to endorse ...

12 months ago | December 1, 2019

East Africa struggles with heavy rains

Flash flooding has hit Djibouti, where the government and United Nations said the equivalent of two years’ rain fell in ...

1 year ago | October 13, 2019

US agrees limited trade deal with China

The US and China reached a truce in their trade war on Friday after Washington agreed a limited deal that will see the ...